Denise Kaigler was the vice president of corporate affairs at Nintendo of America. She joined Nintendo in February of 2008. She was a key member at Nintendo and was involved in various jobs at Nintendo. In November of 2009 she left Nintendo to return to New England to spend more time with her family. Nintendo of America responded with the following statement:
"Denise Kaigler has been a valuable part of the Nintendo of America team for the last two years. She's made a personal decision to spend more time with her family in New England. We wish her all the best in this next chapter of her life, and we look forward to continuing to deliver great Nintendo experiences to people of all ages as we head into this holiday season."